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Wayne Law Review Symposium celebrates state Constitution

October 14, 2013

DETROIT – Former Michigan attorney general Frank Kelley presented the keynote address Friday, Oct. 11, at the 2013 Wayne Law Review Symposium.

The daylong symposium, “A Wave of Change: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Michigan’s Constitution and the Evolution of State Constitutionalism,” brought some of the state’s brightest legal minds to Wayne State University Law School.

Speakers evaluated the progress of state constitutionalism over the past 50 years and focused on the unique and important qualities of state constitutions that are often overlooked and undervalued.

The symposium was made possible through the support of the Cohn Family Endowed Fund.

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Frank Kelley, former Michigan attorney general, presents the keynote address Friday, Oct. 11, at the 2013 Wayne Law Review Symposium at Wayne State University Law School.

Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bridget McCormack, left, and Wayne Law Distinguished Jurist in Residence Marilyn Kelly, a former Michigan Supreme Court chief justice and a Wayne Law alumna, prepare to lead a panel discussion during the symposium.

Wayne Law Associate Dean Lance Gable, left, and Assistant Professor Justin Long, a symposium panelist, greet symposium participants and audience members.


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